Gymnastics: Irish gymnasts stay unbeaten in SSC
The fourth-ranked Rosemount gymnastics team pulled off a convenient 2-for-1 deal last Tuesday.
The Irish traveled to Bloomington and came away with a pair of South Suburban Conference dual wins, improving to 6-0 in the league with a score of 143.125 that bested both Bloomington Kennedy (92.8) and Bloomington Jefferson (130.2).
“We were a little off on bars and had a fall on beam, otherwise the meet went well,” Rosemount coach Jason Passeri said.
Returning state meet performer Josey Schlie captured another all-around title, winning three events while totaling 36.8 points. She was first in the uneven bars with a 9.0, the beam with an 8.925 and floor exercise with a 9.55. She was also second in the vault (9.325) behind teammate Meghan Creese’s 9.35. Creese was also second in the beam with an 8.9.Rosemount’s Shannon McCoy placed second in the all-around with a 35.725. She finished third in the vault, fourth in the bars, third in the beam and third in the floor exercise.Abby Nelson’s top finish was a second-place effort in the floor exercise. She scored a 9.2 in the event and added a fourth-place showing in the vault and fifth places in the bars and beam while scoring third in the all-around.Kailey Askew added a second-place score of 8.65 in the bars and a fourth-place finish in the floor exercise.The Irish continued their run toward a second straight unbeaten conference season at home Tuesday against Lakeville North.